Michael Mason

Standard Name: Mason, Michael


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Author summary Isabella Beeton
IB was the author of the classic book of household management which became a standard reference work for generations following her death—probably, says critic Michael Mason , less common only than the Bible, Shakespeare and...
Reception Isabella Beeton
Popularly called a cookery-book, The Book of Household Management sold sixty thousand copies within a year at a price of 7s 6d, and went through many later editions under the title Beeton's Book of...


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Mason, Michael. “A Little Pickle for the Husband”. London Review of Books, pp. 33-6.
Mason, Michael. The Making of Victorian Sexual Attitudes. Oxford University Press, 1994.